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Aftershock: Photographer wings it without camera

blogs.afp.com — Aftershock: Photographer wings it without camera Aldo Solimano, a photographer who works for AFP in Iquique, northern Chile, found himself amid a massive earthquake and a huge story -- but without his camera. The earthquake tore this road in two. April 2, 2014.

Persecuted for palm oil

blogs.afp.com — Persecuted for palm oil Sutanta Aditya, a photographer who works with AFP, took these astonishing photos of a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan being treated at conservation centre in western Indonesia after the primate was found with air gun pellets embedded in his body. Aditya describes how he saw the creature being treated.
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Our tribute to Sardar Ahmad

blogs.afp.com — A close friend of slain Afghan AFP reporter Sardar Ahmad plays the guitar during a candle light vigil in his honour, on a hill overlooking Kabul on March 26, 2014 (AFP Photo / Wakil Kohsar) On March 20, our beloved colleague Sardar Ahmad, the senior reporter in AFP's Kabul bureau, was shot dead -- along with his wife Humaira, their 6 year-old daughter Nilofar and their 5 year-old son Omar -- when gunmen attacked the Serena hotel in the Afghan capital.